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The HCC Fire Academy has served the West Central Florida area since the early 1970s by providing highly skilled firefighters to the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County and other surrounding municipalities. Classes are taught at the HCC Fire and Police Training Center and are scheduled year-round with a new academy beginning shortly after the previous one is completed. Currently, we offer both part-time and full-time classes to accommodate our students.

2024 Fire Academy Class Dates FT PT FT PT    
Class 2024-01 2024-02 24-03 2024-04 Notes Changes
          These classes will now be 

M-W-F 0700-1600

T-Th.-Sa. 0700-1600

Each class will be three 8-hour days a week, for 24 hours total each week.


Class Begin 01/03/24 01/04/24 06/24/24 06/25/24    
FF I  Class Ends 02/26/24 02/27/24 08/21/24 08/22/24    
FF II Class Begin 02/28/24 2/29/27 08/23/24 08/24/24    
Class End 06/05/24 06/06/24 11/22/24 11/23/24    

All schedules are based on the new requirements from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for 492 hours, Minimum Standards Program.

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